Monthly Archives: November 2015

From rain to snow

Not a pleasant night to be out of the fells. Out for an often frequented lap of Red Screes. Having left the summit at dusk in the rain, by the time I had dropped down towards Scandale and retraced my … Continue reading

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Perfect end to a wintry weekend

After a rather sluggish start due to the moderate excesses experienced at the FRA awards dinner on Saturday night I decided to stay local and head around to Kentmere for a lap of the horseshoe. It was another cold afternoon … Continue reading

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Fffreezing

Fffreezing. Slightly undercooked my expectations on the amount of ice that would be on the fells today and set off without Microspikes. A bit of an error and nearly went flying on at least 3 occasions. Luckily there was enough … Continue reading

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First snows

Winter has arrived! The first proper snow has been falling this evening. It was a pretty bleak but strangely enjoyable late afternoon run over Red Screes.

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Quiet afternoon on Helvellyn

Grim. Proof that not all training runs are pleasant. Mild, wet and windy on Helvellyn this afternoon and not a soul in sight.

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Serene sunset

Amazing. One of the best sunsets in ages tonight and the first sign that the days are now drawing in, as the head-torch came out for the final ascent from Scandale Pass back onto Red Screes.

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